Thursday, Mar 21 2019 | Time 17:12 Hrs(IST)
  • Mt Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies
  • No code violation in Rahul's inter-action with college students, but EC seeks 'further report' on contents of speech
  • Pending salary: Mill workers resort to novel agitation
  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
  • Blast erupts in factory in Egypt's Ain Sokhna, casualties reported
  • Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
  • Twelve rescued after blast rocks industrial park in eastern China
  • Libya at critical juncture, UN mission head tells SC
  • CM mourns passing away of former MLA & CPI(M) leader Prof Bawant Singh
  • Pak violates ceasefire twice in a day, jawan martyred on LoC
  • Aishwarya Pissay set for Portuguese round of FIM Bajas World Cup
  • Another encounter ensues b/w militants, security forces in Baramulla
  • UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader
  • Situation in Yemen dire, says OHCHR
  • D K Shivakumar meets Congress leaders in Mandya

ICAO recognizes states’ right to suspend flights of Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets

13 Mar 2019 | 6:08 PM

Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recognises the sovereign states’ rights to suspend flights of Boeing 737 MAX jets following the deadly crash in Ethiopia, ICAO Communications Chief Anthony Philbin said on Wednesday.

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US flight attendants call for grounding Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes

13 Mar 2019 | 6:08 PM

New York, Mar 13 (UNI) The US's Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) has called on American Airlines to follow the lead of more than 40 countries around the world and ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes.

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K-pop star quits over secret sex videos

13 Mar 2019 | 6:02 PM

Seoul, Mar 13 (UNI) A second K-pop star has dramatically quit the music business, in a growing industry sex scandal.

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Over 100 trapped under debris as school building collapses in Nigeria

Over 100 trapped under debris as school building collapses in Nigeria

13 Mar 2019 | 5:55 PM

Lagos, Mar13 (UNI) Many people are feared killed and over 100 are trapped under the debris after the building of a school collapsed in Nigeria's Itafaji, Lagos Island, the Guardian Nigeria reported on Wednesday.

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Banks change lending patterns to finance technologies inspired by climate change

13 Mar 2019 | 5:51 PM

Nairobi, Mar 13 (UNI) Multilateral financial institutions are making changes to their lending patterns, inspired by the need to finance new technologies and innovations that aim to reduce the impact of climate change, according to delegates attending the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) here.

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EU warns risk of disorderly Brexit has never been higher

13 Mar 2019 | 5:49 PM

Brussels, Mar 13 (UNI) The risk of a "disorderly" Brexit has never been higher, the EU's chief negotiator has said, following British MPs' second rejection of Theresa May's deal.

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UK plans to remove most import tariffs in event of no-deal Brexit

13 Mar 2019 | 5:46 PM

London, Mar 13 (UNI) Britain will remove tariffs on most imported goods in the event of no-deal Brexit, the government announced on Wednesday.

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DUJ demands curbs on election surveys and paid news

13 Mar 2019 | 5:33 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) The Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) observed Vigilance Day on Wednesday to call for an end to increasing threats to media persons, using the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and other "outdated" legislation.

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World bank arm likely to boost private players in major industries in Bangladesh

13 Mar 2019 | 5:21 PM

Dhaka, Mar 13 (UNI) S Vijay Iyer, Vice-President and Chief Operating officer of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) who is currently on his visit to the country's capital till Thursday, will look at amplifying private sector investments in key industries including energy, infrastructure, manufacturing and agricultural development.

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Boeing 737 MAX 9 banned in Thailand for 7 days

13 Mar 2019 | 5:19 PM

Bangkok, Mar 13 (UNI) The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand on Wednesday announced the decision to ground Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft for seven days flowing a deadly crash in Ethiopia on Sunday involving a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet.

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Pakistan, Turkmenistan sign TAPI agreement

13 Mar 2019 | 5:04 PM

Peshawar, Mar 13 (UNI) Pakistan and Turkmenistan have signed an agreement on implementation of the $8 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline.

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Yemen army fires ballistic missile at militants' positions in Hajjah

13 Mar 2019 | 4:57 PM

Tehran, Mar 13 (UNI) Yemeni army forces fired a domestically-designed smart missile at a position of Saudi-backed mercenaries in the country’s northwestern Hajjah province.

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US budget chalks out $3.3 bn defence aid for Israel

13 Mar 2019 | 4:44 PM

New York, Mar 13 (UNI) The United States set funding for Israel at levels of $3.

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Brexit: MPs to vote on 29 March no-deal exit from EU

13 Mar 2019 | 4:36 PM

London, Mar 13 (UNI) MPs will vote later on whether to block the UK from leaving the EU without a deal on 29 March, after again rejecting the PM's withdrawal agreement.

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Kremlin expresses concerns over ‘Fake News’ bill

13 Mar 2019 | 4:23 PM

Moscow, Mar 13 (UNI) The Kremlin admits that there might be concerns over the enforcement of the Russia's prospective law on curbing fake news, but hopes that such fears will not be confirmed, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

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